Off-range pastures needed for excess wild horses

WYOMING – As part of its mission to sustainably manage wild horses and burros on public lands, the Bureau of Land Management is seeking proposals for off-range pastures to provide a free-roaming environment and quality care for excess wild horses removed from Western public rangelands. The solicitation is open to proposals for facilities in Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah and Washington. The BLM may award multiple contracts that can accommodate 200 to 10,000 wild horses, with a four-year or nine-year renewal option. 

Solicitation proposals will be accepted through July 19. 

 To find the off-range pasture solicitation information, please visit

Applicants who are new to conducting business with the government must first obtain a Duns and Bradstreet number at and then register at  to respond to the solicitation. No fee is involved. The solicitation describes what to submit to the BLM and where to send it.

To obtain the contract solicitation: 

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll down under Contract Opportunities (FBO) and click “Search Contract Opportunities” 
  3. Enter the solicitation number ORP 140L0121R0001 in the “Keywords” field and hit Enter. 

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